Cash Cab


Celebs help Discovery rebuild Cash Cab

US cable net Discovery Channel is rebooting its long-running quiz Cash Cab. The new version will see celebrities ambushing unsuspecting tax passengers with the opportunity to win cash prizes. The format comes from UK-based All3Media International, with All3Media-owned Lion USA coproducing the new US version with Norton Productions. In the US, the show hasn’t aired […]

ITV is Cash Trapped with new quiz

ITV is prepping Cash Trapped, a new quiz show from Posessed that will be fronted by Bradley Walsh, the presenter of another ITV gameshow, The Chase. Walsh was behind the idea for the show. Posessed, meanwhile, is run by Glenn Hugill who counts the UK versions of The Mole, Beauty and the Geek and Cash […]

Sony orders Filipino Cash Cab

Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia has commissioned a local version of Cash Cab, the profitable All3Media International format. SPT’s show will air on its AXN pay TV channel from December, going into production this week. Australia-headquartered ActiveTV, which was behind Cash Cab Asia and The Amazing Race Asia, will produce Cash Cab Philippines. Starcom Mediavest […]

ITV Studios gets Possessed by new UK indie

ITV Studios and UK producer Glenn Hugill are setting up a new UK indie, Possessed TV. Hugill (left) started out as an actor – starring in Coronation Street, Footballers Wive$ and Dalziel and Pascoe – before going on to produce shows including The Mole, Cash Cab and Deal or No Deal. He also created the […]

All3Media cuts first format deal for MTV’s Money From Strangers

Turkish broadcaster Star is taking All3Media-distributed Money From Strangers. It will transmit a local primetime version of the hidden-camera format, which was originally made for MTV in the US. The US version was made by Lion Television and the distribution arm of its parent group, All3Media, closed the format deal. The Turkish adaptation will be […]